Cost of Attendance

In addition to the fixed direct cost listed in the Tuition and Fees section of this catalog, the CIA is required to estimate a cost of attendance (COA) that includes indirect costs such as personal expenses and transportation. While the COA can be one of the more confusing aspects of the financial aid process, it gives the student and the student's family an idea of what costs might be incurred beyond tuition and fees so they can plan accordingly. It is important to differentiate between direct and indirect costs, as indirect costs are simply estimates used by SFRS during the awarding process to determine a student's financial need, while direct costs are actual amounts that will be charged to the student's account. See the charts below for the average COA by campus and program.

Keep in mind that SFRS can only award students an amount of aid equal to or less than their associated cost of attendance budget. Students who have questions regarding their budget, would like consultation in planning their budget, or would like copies of the cost of attendance should contact SFRS. For more information about COA, view this video.

 

New York – Undergraduate Programs (excluding online programs)

On Campus

Off Campus

With Parent

Direct Cost   Direct Cost   Direct Cost  
Tuition $32,800 Tuition $32,800 Tuition $32,800
General Fee $1,670 General Fee $1,670 General Fee $1,670
Board Fee $4,070 Board Fee $4,070 Board Fee $4,070
Supplies $1,080 Supplies $1,080 Supplies $1,080
Room $8,600 Parking Fee $200 Parking Fee $200
  $48,220   $39,820   $39,820
Indirect Costs   Indirect Costs   Indirect Costs  
  Room $7,740 Books $1,000
Books $1,000 Books $1,000 Personal $700
Personal $2,450 Personal $1,550 Transportation $2,526
Transportation $1,350 Transportation $2,526   $4,226
  $4,800   $12,816    
           
COA $53,020 COA $52,636 COA $44,046

New York – Online Graduate Programs

Online BBA

 
Direct cost
(based on 6 credits per term)
 
Tuition $9,060
Technology fee $360
  $9,420
Indirect cost  
Books $2,000
   
COA $11,420

Online MPS—Food Business

 
Direct cost  
Tuition $20,510
Indirect cost  
Books $2,000
   
COA $22,510

Online MPS—Wine Management

 
Direct cost  
Tuition $20,510
Wine fee $1,000
  $21,510
Indirect cost  
Books $2,000
COA $23,510

California

On Campus

Off Campus

With Parent

Direct Costs   Direct Costs   Direct Costs  
Tuition $32,800 Tuition $32,800 Tuition $32,800
General Fee $1,670 General Fee $1,670 General Fee $1,670
Board Fee $3,470 Board Fee $3,470 Board Fee $3,470
Supplies $1,080 Supplies $1,080 Supplies $1,080
Room $8,800 Parking Fee $200 Parking Fee $200
  $47,820   $39,220   $39,220
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Indirect Costs
  Indirect Costs   Indirect Costs  
  Room $9,940 Books $1,000
Books $1,000 Books $1,000 Personal $700
Personal $2,450 Personal $1,550 Transportation $2,526
Transportation $1,350 Transportation $2,526   $4,226
  $4,800   $15,016    
           
COA $52,620 COA $54,236 COA $43,446

 

Texas

Off Campus

With Parent

Direct Costs   Direct Costs  
Tuition $32,800 Tuition $32,000
General Fee $910 General Fee $910
Board Fee $1,730 Board Fee $1,730
Supplies $1,080 Supplies $1,080
  $36,520   $35,640
       
Indirect Costs   Indirect Costs  
Room $7,680 Books $1,000
Books $1,000 Personal $700
Personal $1,550 Transportation $2,526
Transporation $2,526   $4,226
  12,756    
       
COA $49,276   $40,746